Manage Personal Work Priorities BSBWOR501

Develop effective skills to Manage Personal Work Priorities & Professional Development and be a great project manager
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 4 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2014 English

Course Description

In guiding a project, particularly one in the building and construction industry, it is of great benefit to know how to manage work priorities. These are important skills to have if you want to become a great project manager.

In this course, Exner draw on their 25 years of experience in the construction industry and have tailored this course to address many of the challenges facing Construction Projects and their Project Managers today.

Please note that this course is priced in US dollars.

Duration of Study

The pace at which each student studies is different. The nominal hours for this course are 60 hours, however, this can vary greatly depending on your previous experience and study techniques. Student support is available by asking a question online or visiting our website.

Our Support is provided as a Registered Training Organisation (Provider number 22450)

As a RTO (Provider number 22450), Exner Education is responsible for delivering quality training and assessment.

Typically, many projects have great risks associated with them and as such are far more susceptible to deliver outcomes where large financial losses are experienced or the project is delivered late or to a lower quality than expected.

 Exner Education’s Manage Personal Work Priorities and Professional Development course serves to provide an understanding of the theory and practice of project management in the building and construction industry.

This unit of competency is taken from the Australian VET sector Business services Training Package. If you are an Australian student and would like to be assessed for this unit, please visit our website for more information.

Upon successful completion of the assessment you will be awarded with a Nationally accredited certificate of attainment. This unit also forms part of the Diploma of project management.

What are the requirements?

  • Nil course requirements but basic understanding of construction projects is useful

What am I going to get from this course?

  • To learn how to establish personal work goals
  • ensure personal work goals are aligned with the organisations responsibilities and accountabilities
  • measure you work performance
  • Set and meet your own work priorities and achieve work/life balance
  • develop and maintain professional competence by understanding your own competency standards
  • seeking feedback from employees, clients and colleageus
  • maintain a competitive edge

Who is the target audience?

  • project managers, site managers, contract managers, foreman, risk managers, quality managers, site teams, project controllers

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Guidelines
Guidelines Video
Section 2: Overview

Watch the introductory video to gain an understanding of the topics that will be covered in this Subject.

76 pages

These are the entire course notes that will be covered in each of the following sections and lectures of the course.

Section 3: Personal Work Goals

Watch the Video on Personal Work Goals, and don't forget to download the additional reference material. Then undertake Case Study 1 - it looks at how to create your own personal development plan.

Personal Work Goals
5 questions
Section 4: Organisational Plans

Watch the video on organisational plans then undertake Case Study 2 - it looks at creating a performance plan and undertaking a performance review.

Organisational Plans
5 questions
Section 5: Personal Performance

Watch the video on Personal Performance, and download the additional reference material. Then undertake Case Study 3 - it looks at how you understand your learning style!

Personal Performance
5 questions
Section 6: Achieving Goals

Watch the video on Achieving Goals, then download the additional reference material. Don't forget to undertake Case Study 4 - it looks at how to "Get Organised"!

Achieving Goals
5 questions
Section 7: Manage Work Priorities

Watch the video on Managing Work Priorities and then undertake Case Study 5 - it looks at using technology to plan and schedule your work.

Manage Work Priorities
3 questions
Section 8: Work/Life Balance

Watch the video on work life balance and undertake Case Study 6 - which looks at your work life balance.

Work/Life Balance
3 questions
Section 9: Professional Development

Watch the video on Professional Development and undertake Case Study 7 - its on looking at your competencies.

5 questions

Quiz Description

Section 10: Improving Competency

Watch the video on improving your competencies and download the additional reference material. Then have a go at Case Study 8 - it looks at 360 feedback reviews.

Improving Competency
3 questions
Section 11: Identifying Opportunity
Identifying Opportunity
3 questions

Watch the video on Identifying Opportunities, download the additional reference material and then undertake Case Study 9 - which looks at methods for improving your professional development.

Section 12: Participating in Networks

Watch the video on Participating in Networks.

Section 13: The Competitive Edge

Watch the video on how to gain the Competitive Edge and undertake Case Study 10 - it looks at Mind Maps and how they are used.

The Competitive Edge
4 questions

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Instructor Biography

Exner Education, Project Management for Building and Construction

Exner is an integrated education and consulting firm with over 25 years of experience providing an extensive range of professional management services to the construction industry. Our hands-on experience includes design and construction, expert claims quantification and management, project management, business systems consulting, value for money models, safety in design and risk management systems.

Exner Education is an ASQA registered RTO and is the training development and delivery branch of Exner. From its practical experience and knowledge Exner Education has designed, developed and delivered construction specific training over the past 15 years. Exner Education provides a 'hands on' practical approach to training, developed and delivered by people who have real current practical experience in the field and are qualified VET sector trainers. This gives Exner a unique ability to balance both theoretical teaching knowledge complemented with current 'best practice' work examples.

Our Training & Education experience includes the instructional design of training ranging from:

· safety and site compliance;

· project management including from tender preparation, claims management to project close out;

· engineering practices; and,

· corporate improvement strategies.

Exner Education has designed, developed and delivered training for both large and small companies as well as government authorities including, Leighton Contractors, Pro-Build, Grocon, Schiavello, MBAV, HIA, VMIA, Nicholson Construction, Johns Lyng, APM Group, Victorian Managed Insurance Authority, VicRoads, Department of Treasury and Finance and Victorian Catchment Management Authority.

Exner continues to develop its online learning 'experience' and provides a unique interactive delivery methodology which gives students world first teaching tools, combining Exner's practical construction knowledge with core theory to further enhance the students learning experience.

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